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by TheBassinPanda
Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: FMJ Vs PIII Bearing down
Replies: 9
Views: 1016

Re: FMJ Vs PIII Bearing down

How does the Destroyer USA FMJ compare and contrast to the Phase III Bearing down as a jig/worm rod? Had the PIII bearing down and loved its feather weight for the power, and superb sensitivity but it was a bit short and didn't have quite the tip I like for roll casting and skipping. Wondering if t...
by TheBassinPanda
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Dobyns DX746 or DX795 for Deep Water + Heavy Jigs
Replies: 6
Views: 690

Re: Dobyns DX746 or DX795 for Deep Water + Heavy Jigs

zodiak311 wrote:Dx795, you want the extra length. I use mine for 1oz jigs, paired with a Zillion Type R, 65lb braid.


Oh nice to know you actually use it to toss 1oz jigs too! Thanks for the quick and short reply.
by TheBassinPanda
Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Dobyns DX746 or DX795 for Deep Water + Heavy Jigs
Replies: 6
Views: 690

Re: Dobyns DX746 or DX795 for Deep Water + Heavy Jigs

You need to define nicer ;) I don't like the Dobyns as well as that HE3 7'3H you have. However, they might feel slightly better throwing such a heavy rig. I have Powell 795 and 775. Neither quite as sensitive as the HE3 but both would do very well with the big jig and trailer. I'd probably rig it o...
by TheBassinPanda
Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Dobyns DX746 or DX795 for Deep Water + Heavy Jigs
Replies: 6
Views: 690

Dobyns DX746 or DX795 for Deep Water + Heavy Jigs

So this is a rather odd question but I've been scratching my head for awhile trying to see what I should do. I need a rod or two to help me fish Lake Baccarac in Mexico, where 1oz jigs + 7" senkos as trailers were the king of producing the big bites. I visited Baccarac in Dec '17 for the first ...

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